Movement of Water in Plants
The path of water from the soil into the xylem of the root is:
Soil → cells of cortex → root hair → phloem
Soil → root hair → cells of cortex → xylem
Soil → root hair → xylem → cells of cortex
Soil → root hair → phloem → cells of cortex
With respect to the given assertion and reason, choose the correct option.
Assertion (A): Water and minerals are absorbed from roots and are transported upwards to various parts of the plant.
Reason (R): The process by which a substance absorbed from the roots of the plant is moved to the upper part of the plant is known as active transport.
- A is correct but R is incorrect
- A is incorrect and R is correct
- Both A and R are incorrect
- Both A and R are correct and R is the correct explanation of A
- Protective tissue
- Conducting tissue
- Supporting tissue
Water droplets are seen along the leaf margins of herbaceous plants during an early morning, when evaporation is low. This phenomenon is termed ________.
Choose the option that best describes the direction of flow of water in the plants.
Roots, Leaves, Vessels
Vessels, Leaves, Roots
Roots, Vessels, Leaves
Leaves, Vessels, Roots
In the leaves of strawberry, [shown in picture below] what causes the water droplets formation at the edge of leaf in the absence of dew in atmosphere?
How is water absorbed and transported to leaves during night?
By gravitational force.
By negative geotropism.
All of the above.
By root pressure.
The lower surface of ________ leaves will have more number of stomata on the surface.